CPS officials are budgeting for almost half the number of certified librarians the district had just two years ago. In most cases full-time librarian positions, which used to be allocated by the board, are being re-assigned to classrooms.
The term "high-quality education" gets thrown around a lot by politicians, policy-makers and parents. WBEZ’s Becky Vevea has been asking kids what makes a quality school. She brings us a few of their answers.
WBEZ analysis of test scores found few schools in the city enroll a full span of students. Low-scoring and high-scoring students attend completely different high schools. Others enroll a glut of average kids.